New from The Kings Fund: 21 October

Response to the NHS Future Forum consultation (second phase)
This document presents the RCN’s response to the second round in the listening exercise conducted by the NHS Future Forum. The second round focuses on public health; information; and education and training.

When someone asks for your assistance to die: RCN guidance on responding to a request to hasten death
This guidance aims to support the relationship between patients and nurses, protect the vulnerable and set out the legal position for health care workers. The document emphasises that assisting a suicide is illegal but provides practical examples of how to deal with difficult conversations and deliver good quality end of life care.

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